Writing Cards

This is arguably one of the best things I’ve ever run into. One writer did something quite clever and brilliant, instead of asking for photos with the renowned creators they met, they collected pieces of advice written on a notecard. That collection of notecards has been compiled into a website full of words or wisdom, encouragement, and necessary butt-kickings from the creators of your favorite work. Read up and get inspired. And don’t forget to eat lunch 🙂

See full website here: Their Writing Cards

In the Moment with Viola Davis

This is a short little blip of a round table interview with several actors, but I think what Viola Davis says about acting can be just as true for writers: You have to get uncomfortable sometimes. As writers, you’re extracting the inner workings of your mind and your emotions, putting them on paper for display, and allowing other people dissect and critique it. That can be very scary and intimidating. At least for me it can be. But you have to give yourself permission to let that out – because it could be a brighter gem than you realized; and you can’t polish that gem if you never dig it up.

Viola Davis: “The Discomfort is the Comfort”

19 Things Casting Directors Want You to Know

Jackie Read with Backstage provides a list of nineteen pieces of information that casting directors want you to know. These are very good pieces of information to know, so read up 🙂

Read full article here: 19 Things Casting Directors Want You to Know

9 Things Every Girl Boss Does Before 9 AM

Erin Nicole at The Zoe Report compiled a list of nine things that every “Girl Boss” does before 9 AM. Even though this article doesn’t address the film industry in the slightest, I found these morsels of wisdom worth sharing. This article could have easily been entitled “What Bosses Do Before 9 AM”. And regardless of your profession, all of these habits are worth incorporating into our daily lives.

Read full article here: 9 Things Every Girl Boss Does Before 9 AM